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The Guatemalan Tax Reform

1st Edition

By Roy Bahl, George Martinez-Vazquez, Sally Wallace

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Responding to a deepening economic crisis, serious structural problems with the tax system, a long and deep-seated opposition to even modest tax increases, and a weak tax administration, the Guatemalan government introduced a comprehensive tax reform program in 1992. In this concise volume, Roy Bahl, Jorge Martinez-Vazquez, and Sally Wallace review

Table of Contents

Preface -- The Macroeconomic Setting for Tax Reform -- Performance of the Pre-reform Tax System -- Problems with the Guatemalan Tax System -- Objectives and Approach -- Individual Income Tax: Proposals and Reforms -- Company Income Tax: Proposals and Reform -- Value-Added Tax and Other Taxes: Proposals and Reform -- Impact of the Reform Program and Next Steps -- Individual Income Tax Microsimulation Models -- About the Book and Authors

About the Authors

Roy Bahl is professor of economics at Georgia State University, where he is also director of the Policy Research centre. Jorge Martinez-Vazquez is professor of economics and associate director of the Policy Research centre at Georgia State University, where Sally Wallace is assistant professor of economics. She is also senior associate at the Policy Research centre. Roy Bahl is professor of economics at Georgia State University, where he is also director of the Policy Research centre. Jorge Martinez-Vazquez is professor of economics and associate director of the Policy Research centre at Georgia State University, where Sally Wallace is assistant professor of economics. She is also senior associate at the Policy Research centre. Roy Bahl is professor of economics at Georgia State University, where he is also director of the Policy Research centre. Jorge Martinez-Vazquez is professor of economics and associate director of the Policy Research centre at Georgia State University, where Sally Wallace is assistant professor of economics. She is also senior associate at the Policy Research centre.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General